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Jean Kerr (I) (1922–2003)

Author, playwright and songwriter. She joined ASCAP in 1959, and her chief musical collaborators included LeRoy Anderson, Jay Gorney, Jean Ford, and her husband, Walter Kerr. She authored "Please Don't Eat the Daisies" and "The Snake Has All the Lines", the plays "Jenny Kiss'd Me", "King of Hearts", "Mary, Mary", and "Poor Richard", and the ... See full bio »

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 1975 Armer Richard (TV Movie) (teleplay)
 1974 Nie wieder Mary (TV Movie) (play)
 1970 Au théâtre ce soir (TV Series) (play - 1 episode)
- Mary-Mary (1970) ... (play)
 1965-1967 Please Don't Eat the Daisies (TV Series) (book - 58 episodes)
- The Day the Play Got Away (1967) ... (book)
- A Matter of Concentration (1967) ... (book)
- Professor, Please! (1967) ... (book)
- When I Was a Young Man (1967) ... (book)
- Just While You're Resting (1967) ... (book)
 1963 Mary, Mary (stage play)
 1956 Matinee Theatre (TV Series) (play - 1 episode)
- Jenny Kissed Me (1956) ... (play)
 1956 That Certain Feeling (play "The King of Hearts")
 1956 The Good Fairy (TV Movie) (adaptation)
 1952 Broadway Television Theatre (TV Series) (play - 1 episode)
- Jenny Kissed Me (1952) ... (play)
 1949 Repertory Theatre (TV Series) (play - 1 episode)
- Jenny Kissed Me (1949) ... (play)
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 1973 Jack Paar Tonite (TV Series)
- Episode #1.15 (1973) ... Herself
 1970 The David Frost Show (TV Series)
- Episode #3.45 (1970) ... Herself
 1959-1962 The Jack Paar Tonight Show (TV Series)
- Episode #5.105 (1962) ... Herself
- Episode #4.117 (1961) ... Herself
- Episode #4.22 (1960) ... Herself
- Episode #2.126 (1959) ... Herself
 1961 The David Susskind Show (TV Series)
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- Episode dated 9 April 1961 (1961) ... Herself .
 1951 Down You Go (TV Series)
Panelist (1955)

Personal Details

Other Works:

Her play, "Mary, Mary," was performed at the Paper Mill Playhouse in Millburn, New Jersey with Betsy Palmer and Scott McKay in the cast. Barry Nelson was director. See more »

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Marrying a man is like buying something you've been admiring for a long time in a shop window. You may love it when you get it home, but it doesn't always go with everything else in the house. See more »


Upon her death, her remains were interred at Greenwood Union Cemetery in Rye, Westchester County, New York. See more »

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